Hang Up And Listen

Hang Up and Listen: The Fleek Five Edition

Slate’s sports podcast on Serena Williams’ Wimbledon win, the Euro 2016 final, and the U.S. women’s gymnastics team.

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In this week’s episode of Slate’s sports podcast Hang Up and Listen, Josh Levin, Mike Pesca, and guest panelist June Thomas discuss Serena Williams’ historic Wimbledon win and whether we have reached Peak Serena. They’re also joined by the Irish Times’ Ken Early to discuss Portugal’s victory over France in the European Championships. Finally, Meghan O’Rourke joins the show for a conversation about the evolution of gymnastics, the dominance of the U.S. women, and what to expect in this summer’s Olympics.


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Hang Up and Listen’s weekly MyKaylas.

Mike’s MyKayla: Some NBA summer league games look a lot like high school.

June’s MyKayla: An endorsement of the TV series Make It or Break It.

Josh’s MyKayla: Rich male golfers skipping the Olympics (allegedly because of Zika) is why golf doesn’t deserve to be an Olympic sport.

On this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment, June Thomas, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca revisit Kevin Durant’s move to the Golden State Warriors and what it means for the NBA. Visit slate.com/hangupplus and try it free for two weeks.

Podcast production and edit by Mickey Capper.

Our intern is Laura Wagner.

You can email us at hangup@slate.com.